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Aquarium of the Pacific to Celebrate Its 18th Annual Festival of Human Abilities as a Free Virtual Event Streaming Live

Celebrate the talents and creativity of people with disabilities with the Aquarium on January 30, and enjoy live music, dance, and art demonstrations

Dat Nguyen playing guitar

Dat Nguyen playing guitar Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific

January 25, 2021

WHAT: The Aquarium of the Pacific invites you to its 18th annual festival celebrating the creative talents of people with disabilities on January 30. During the free virtual Festival of Human Abilities, viewers can hear from and watch various live-streaming performances by talented artists with disabilities, including dance for all abilities, guitar, soul pop fusion music, and singing in sign language. The festival will also feature special videos showing adaptive SCUBA diving for people of various abilities, including those in wheelchairs, and adaptive painting demonstrations by artists with disabilities. The Aquarium of the Pacific will present its annual Glenn McIntyre Heritage Award to Infinite Flow Dance at 3:15 p.m. Pacific Time in recognition of their dedicated service to people with disabilities. All programming will have closed captioning for viewers who are deaf.

WHEN: Saturday, January 30, 2021, 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Pacific Time

WHERE: Event listing

How to view Virtual Festival of Human Abilities On Saturday, January 30, the public can visit the Festival of Human Abilities webpage to watch the live streaming event. The schedule will be posted on the webpage, along with links to social media outlets that will also stream the event live.

COST: Free, no reservations required